The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
England / London
Rank 570 630 625
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -5
Permanent jobs citing 2G 4 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.053% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.076% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 17
Median salary £47,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5235 6513 7536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.71% 15.83% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4403 5524 6317
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for 2G.

1 10 (100.00%) 3G
1 10 (100.00%) 4G
2 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (60.00%) LTE
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 3 (30.00%) Broadband
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) PSTN
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) WLAN
6 3 (30.00%) POP3
6 3 (30.00%) SMTP
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) NGN
6 3 (30.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (30.00%) BT
6 3 (30.00%) IMAP
6 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
6 3 (30.00%) Openreach
6 3 (30.00%) DKIM
6 3 (30.00%) DMARC
6 3 (30.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) CCENT
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) Mac OS

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 3G
1 10 (100.00%) 4G
2 6 (60.00%) LTE
3 3 (30.00%) ADSL
3 3 (30.00%) Broadband
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (30.00%) DKIM
3 3 (30.00%) DMARC
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) IMAP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) NGN
3 3 (30.00%) POP3
3 3 (30.00%) PSTN
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
General
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Operations Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Trainee
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) 3G Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Junior 3G Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (10.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCENT
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) BT
1 3 (30.00%) Openreach
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco